Rating:
3 votes

Elm Street Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #154647

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Parker Patent pony truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on VT 12 (Elm Street)
Location
Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works; Rehabilitated c. 1900; Rehabilitated 1980
Builders
- Charles H. Parker (Design)
- National Bridge & Iron Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Design
Wrought- and cast-iron, pin-connected Parker pony truss.
A riveted Warren truss was added underneath the bridge circa 1900. In a 1980 rehabilitation the warren truss was replaced with steel stringers and the truss was made non-load bearing.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 111.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.62889, -72.51833   (decimal degrees)
43°37'44" N, 72°31'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/700204/4833648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodstock North
Inventory number
BH 44057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 73.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
4,300

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • April 23, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • October 5, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 26, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added bridge info & pictures
  • February 12, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 20, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 29, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 8, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER VT-3 - Elm Street Bridge, Spanning Ottauquechee River, Woodstock, Windsor County, VT
  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com